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'''Donald Buchla''' is a [[synthesizer]] pioneer, born 18 April 1937 in Southgate, California. Buchla formed his electronic music equipment company, [[Buchla and Associates]] in 1962 in Berkeley, California<!-- reference? --> and in 1963 was commissioned by avant garde music composers Morton Subotnick and Ramon Sender, of the [[San Francisco Tape Music Center]] to create an electronic instrument for live performance. His first [[modular synthesizer]], the [[Buchla Series 100]] was completed in 1965, which he began selling in 1966.<ref name="ad">''Analog Days: The Invention and Impact of the Moog Synthesizer'', by Trevor Pinch and Frank Trocco, Harvard University Press, 2002, hardcover ISBN 0-674-00889-8, 2004 paperback ISBN 0-674-01617-3</ref><ref>[http://www.namm.org/library/oral-history/don-buchla Don Buchla Interview, 16 January 2011] (about [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/L%C3%A9on_Theremin Léon Theremin]).</ref>
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'''Donald Buchla''' is a [[synthesizer]] pioneer, born 18 April 1937 in Southgate, California. Buchla formed his electronic music equipment company, [[Buchla and Associates]] in 1962 in Berkeley, California<!-- reference? --> and in 1963 was commissioned by avant garde music composers Morton Subotnick and Ramon Sender, of the [[San Francisco Tape Music Center]] to create an electronic instrument for live performance. His first [[modular synthesizer]], the [[Buchla Series 100]] was completed in 1965, which he began selling in 1966.<ref name="ad">''Analog Days: The Invention and Impact of the Moog Synthesizer'', by Trevor Pinch and Frank Trocco, Harvard University Press, 2002, hardcover {{ISBN|0-674-00889-8}}, 2004 paperback {{ISBN|0-674-01617-3}}</ref><ref>[http://www.namm.org/library/oral-history/don-buchla Don Buchla Interview, 16 January 2011] (about [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/L%C3%A9on_Theremin Léon Theremin]).</ref>
   
==References==
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== References ==
 
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== Further reading ==
==External links==
 
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* ''The Art of Electronic Music'' by Tom Darter, William Morrow & Company, 1984, {{ISBN|0-688-03105-6}}, p.75-83
*Wikipedia:[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Don_Buchla Don Buchla]
 
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* ''Analog Days'' by Trevor Pinch and Frank Trocco, Harvard University Press, 2004, {{ISBN|0-674-01617-3}}, p.32-52
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== External links ==
 
* Wikipedia:[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Don_Buchla Don Buchla]
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* [http://www.vasulka.org/archive/Artists7/Subotnick,Morton/interview-WSV.pdf Morton Subotnick Interview], 25 Feb 1992
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* [http://www.paia.com/talk/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=605 Don Buchla interview], Polyphony, 0805, August 1983
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* [https://archive.org/details/DonBuchlaMetronome Don Buchla - How Complicated Could a Metronome Be?], Archive.org
   
 
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Latest revision as of 10:57, 16 July 2020

Donald Buchla is a synthesizer pioneer, born 18 April 1937 in Southgate, California. Buchla formed his electronic music equipment company, Buchla and Associates in 1962 in Berkeley, California and in 1963 was commissioned by avant garde music composers Morton Subotnick and Ramon Sender, of the San Francisco Tape Music Center to create an electronic instrument for live performance. His first modular synthesizer, the Buchla Series 100 was completed in 1965, which he began selling in 1966.[1][2]

References

  1. ^ Analog Days: The Invention and Impact of the Moog Synthesizer, by Trevor Pinch and Frank Trocco, Harvard University Press, 2002, hardcover ISBN 0-674-00889-8, 2004 paperback ISBN 0-674-01617-3
  2. ^ Don Buchla Interview, 16 January 2011 (about Léon Theremin).

Further reading

  • The Art of Electronic Music by Tom Darter, William Morrow & Company, 1984, ISBN 0-688-03105-6, p.75-83
  • Analog Days by Trevor Pinch and Frank Trocco, Harvard University Press, 2004, ISBN 0-674-01617-3, p.32-52

External links